Definition of urban myth noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

urban myth

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌɜːbən ˈmɪθ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɜːrbən ˈmɪθ//
 
(also urban legend)
 
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a story about an amusing or strange event that is supposed to have happened, which is often repeated and which many people believe is true